Writ of consultation
Consultation Con`sul*ta"tion, n. [L. consultatio: cf. F. consultation.] 1. The act of consulting or conferring; deliberation of two or more persons on some matter, with a view to a decision. [1913 Webster]

Thus they doubtful consultations dark Ended. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. A council or conference, as of physicians, held to consider a special case, or of lawyers restained in a cause. [1913 Webster]

{Writ of consultation} (Law), a writ by which a cause, improperly removed by prohibition from one court to another, is returned to the court from which it came; -- so called because the judges, on consultation, find the prohibition ill-founded. [1913 Webster]


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